2019 SUMMIT EXPO SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

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Craft Beer Summit Expo: Long Beach Convention Center September 12-13, 2019
The California Craft Beer Summit is a celebration of the craft beer community in California and the best way to connect with owners and decision makers from the breweries that produce more than 90 percent of our state’s craft beer. Expand your reach, meet the decision makers and show your support for the thriving craft beer industry.
2,000+ Attendees at the Expo (CCBA member brewery owners, brewers, brewers-in-planning, retailers, craft beer industry partners, distributors and hospitality professionals) and 6,500+ over the Expo and Festival
150+ 
Exhibitors and Sponsors
40+ Educational Presentations
2 Full-Days of Exhibiting hours

For questions, please contact Scott Marks at scott (at) californiacraftbeer (dot) com or 916-228-4471

Tier 1 – Imperial Level Sponsorship | $10,000

Summit Gold Sponsorship | $10,000 | 4 Available

September 12-13, 2019
Long Beach Convention Center

  • 20×20’ lounge space with priority selection
  • Your company logo displayed on the Summit website homepage, Summit Expo Attendee Guide sponsor page, in the Summit Beer Festival Brochure and Sponsorship banner. Plus: your company logo is included in all promotional materials (posters, postcards, etc.) where Summit Partners are listed
  • Full Page ad in the Summit Conference Guide
  • 8 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
FOR BREWERIES!  Summit Brewery Partner | $10,000 | 1 Available

September 12-14, 2019
Long Beach Convention Center and Marina Green Park, Long Beach

  • 10×20’ booth strategically placed around the CCBA Hub in the middle of the expo hall
  • 10×20’ space strategically placed at the center of the Summit Beer Festival
  • Your company logo displayed on the Summit website homepage, Summit Expo Attendee Guide sponsor page, in the Summit Beer Festival Brochure and Sponsorship banner. Plus: your company logo is included in all promotional materials (posters, postcards, etc.) where Summit Partners are listed
  • Full Page ad in the Summit Conference Guide
  • 8 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
Brewers VIP Reception | $20,000 | 1 Available

September 13, 2019 5:30-8:00PM
Long Beach Convention Center, Terrace Lobby & Plaza

  • Your California craft beer brands served during the Brewers VIP Reception
  • Your company logo on the reception tasting glasses
  • Your company logo on entrance signage
  • Appetizers provided to attendees at the dinner reception
  • 10’x20’ Booth to pour your California craft brands during the entire Summit Expo
  • Your company logo displayed on the Summit website homepage, Summit Expo Attendee Guide sponsor page, in the Summit Beer Festival Brochure and Sponsorship banner. Plus: your company logo is included in all promotional materials (posters, postcards, etc.) where Summit Partners are listed
  • Full-page ad in the Summit Conference Guide
  • 16 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)

Tier 2 – Double Level Sponsorships | $3,000-$9,000

Summit Craft Beer Pouring Lounge | $8,000 | 2 Available

September 12-14, 2019
Long Beach Convention Center and Marina Green Park, Long Beach

  • 10×20’ booth strategically placed around the CCBA Hub in the middle of the expo hall
  • 10×20’ space strategically placed at the center of the Summit Beer Festival
  • 20’x20’ Tented Pavilion can be added for an extra cost
  • Your company logo displayed on the Summit website homepage, Summit Expo Attendee Guide sponsor page, in the Summit Beer Festival Brochure and Sponsorship banner. Plus: your company logo is included in all promotional materials (posters, postcards, etc.) where Summit Partners are listed
  • Full Page ad in the Summit Conference Guide
  • 8 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
Sustainability Spotlight | $8,000 | 1 Available

The Sustainability Central allows you to highlight your products and innovations and provides you with turnkey opportunity to have one-on-one conversations and offer solutions to attendees while showing off your new and innovative ideas and products.

  • 20’x20’ open spotlight booth, during exhibiting hours in the Summit Expo Hall
  • 20-minute education presentation on a topic of your choice (approved and collaborated with the CCBA) on the Spotlight Stage. All Spotlight Stage presentations will be listed in the conference guide schedule
  • Pre-Promotional Support: Sustainability Spotlight mentioned in periodic media (CCBA Blog, Bulletin, social media, etc.) posts.; Sustainability Central identified on the Expo map
  • Half-page ad in the Summit Conference Guide
  • Standing show-card (22” x 28”) with your company name and logo, designating you at the sponsor
  • The opportunity to have your products displayed front and center at the Sustainability Central
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page and on Summit Conference Guide sponsor page
  • 6 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
SOLD! Brewery Funding Central | $8,000 | Sold Out

The Brewery Equipment Leasing Central is an interactive area that will focus on the various funding options available to breweries and how to best source them. This is an area where the sponsor can help breweries plan for financial resources needed to start up, expand, apply for credit and how to prepare for meetings with banks. Provides opportunities for one-on-one discussions and the chance to offer business solutions to attendees.

  • 10’x20’ booth in the Summit Expo Hall during September 12 and 13, 2019. Includes counters stools and signage.
  • Pre-Promotional Support: Brewery Funding Central mentioned in periodic media (CCBA Blog, Bulletin, social media, etc.) posts.; Brewery Funding Central identified on the Expo map
  • Half-page ad in the Summit Conference Guide
  • Standing show-card (22” x 28”) with your company name and logo, designating you at the sponsor
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page and on Summit Conference Guide sponsor page
  • 6 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
For Breweries! Featured Craft Brewery Partner | $5,000 | 3 Available

Elevate your brands at the Summit Beer Festival and at the Summit Expo. At the Expo, engage with 2000+ craft beer professionals including retailers, wholesalers and, industry professionals. At the Festival, pour beer for the 4500+ craft beer lovers from all over California.

  • 10’x10’ booth, strategically placed around the CCBA Hub and in the middle of the expo hall, to pour your brands (Sept. 12 &13)
  • 10’x20’ booth, with preferred placement, in the center of the Summit Beer Festival (Sept. 14)
  • Your company logo on the Summit Expo Conference Guide Sponsor page, Summit Beer Festival Brochure and on the large Summit Beer Festival Sponsor Banner
  • 1/2 Page ad in the Summit Conference Guide
  • 8 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
Interactive Display (Hops, Grains, Yeast, Water) | $5,000 | 4 Available

Sponsor one of the Interactive Ingredient Display features that educates attendees about Hops, Grains, Water and Yeast.

  • Interactive and custom beer Ingredient booth strategically placed on the Expo floor
  • Opportunity to fully brand and activate this space
  • 1-2 beer brands (that include or showcase your product/brand) poured at your space (sourced and provided by sponsor)
  • Standing show-card with your company name and logo, designating you at the sponsor
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page and on Summit Conference Guide sponsor page
  • 4 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
Social Hub Sponsorship | $6,000 | 1 Available

September 12-13, 2019
Long Beach Convention Center
Sponsor the hub where the industry and media come together at the Summit. Charging stations and internet connectivity is available to attendees at the Community Hub.

  • 20’x30’ Community Hub booth with electrical power for charging stations and internet connectivity
  • Your company signage at the Hub
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page and on Summit Conference Guide sponsor page
  • 4 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
Brewery Fun Center | $5,000 | 1 Available

The Brewery Fun Center is a 20’x20’ space with fun and interactive games, where your team can network with attendees in a casual environment. Giant Jenga, foosball, ping pong and corn hole. It’s truly a place where attendees will come and “hang out.” The vision for this area is to set it up like a tasting room with the same look and feel. The sponsor would have people in the area to hang out, talk with brewers, and engage with attendees. We could build in a kiosk or something similar for your branded materials and make it a good, active area for your organization

  • 20×20 space at the California Craft Beer Summit Expo, during exhibiting hours, for immersive gaming attendee experience (sponsor responsible for bringing games)
  • Standing show-card (22” x 28”) with your company name and logo, designating you at the sponsor
  • Brewery Fun Center identified on conference guide and app maps
  • Opportunity to promote and pass out company literature in the activity area
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page and on Summit Conference Guide sponsor page
  • 4 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
SOLD! Summit Industry Welcome Reception | $4,000 | Sold Out

September 11, 2019, 6:00pm-9:00pm
Beachwood BBQ Brewery

Exclusive sponsorship of the Wednesday, September 11 (6-9pm) meetup for breweries coming into Long Beach for the Summit. The event will be at Beachwood Brewery and will be open to the first few hundred attendees.

  • 8’ table and 2 chairs at the Meetup
  • Display (up to) 2 stand-up banners at the Meetup
  • Opportunity to distribute your company products or materials to attendees
  • Your company listed as the official Industry Welcome Night sponsor in all emails & marketing
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page and on Summit Conference Guide sponsor page
  • 4 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
New! The “Brewed for Food” Experience | $4000 | 1 Available

September 12-13, 2019
Long Beach Convention Center

The Brewed for Food Experience is where attendees get to experience the synergy of food and beer. Food is one of the most influential components to the beer tasting experience and has been one of the most successful ingredients growing our brewery member’s businesses. The Brewed for Food Experience will showcase California’s best food and beer pairings and highlight this partnership across the state. California chefs and brewers pair up to create a cuisine and beer pairing. They’ll demonstrate, discuss, and educate the attendees about food, beer and why they pair well together.

  • Opportunity to fully brand and activate this space
  • Your company name and logo on the Brewed for Food signage
  • Your company signage in the Brewed for Food area for full brand exposure to attendees
  • The option to host your own Food Demo featured each day of the Expo – plus your choice of beer
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page and on Summit Conference Guide sponsor page
  • Mention of your company in all references to Brewed for Food, including media spotlights
  • Half-page ad in the Summit Conference Guide
  • 4 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)

 

Lanyards | $5,000 | 1 Available

Sponsor prints their own lanyards.

  • Your company logo on the Summit Expo Lanyard that is provided to each attendee
  • sponsor page
  • 4 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
Summit Attendee Bag | $2,500 plus cost of bags | 1 Available

September 12-13, 2019
Long Beach Convention Center

The Summit attendee bag will be given out at to each attendee at registration, filled with event information and products. It will have your company logo displayed prominently across the front and will be co-branded with the Summit graphics.

  • Includes an insert item of your choosing
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page and on Summit Conference Guide sponsor page
  • 4 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
Expo Tasting Glass | $3,500 plus cost of glass | 1 Available

Guests will experience the best in craft beer with the specially designed Summit tasting glass with your logo prominently placed.

  • Your company logo prominently placed on the Summit Expo tasting glass
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page and on Summit Conference Guide sponsor page
  • 4 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
Summit Job Center Sponsorship | $3,750 | 1 Available

September 12-13, 2019
Long Beach Convention Center

A 10×20 booth with your branding and materials. You’ll have two “Job Boards” hosted at your space – one for “Potential Employers” and one for “Potential Employees.” You’ll have a table or high top with pens, paper and tape in front of the job boards that allow brew management or staff looking for a job or looking for a new employee to post briefly about what they are looking for and to provide contact info.

Why this is good for attendees: offers opportunity to look for new positions or new employees as needed

Why this is good for the sponsor: all potential employers and employees must walk into your space to participate in the job board and provide their contact information. They can access your information and resources on staffing/HR/management while in the space, and perhaps work with you to help onboard new employees. Also includes signage and pre-promotional media support related to the space that will include your business branding.

  • 10’x20’ Job Center booth
  • Pre-Promotional Support: Summit Job Center mentioned in periodic media (CCBA Blog, Bulletin, social media, etc.) posts.; Summit Job Center described in the schedule on the Summit website
  • Signage clearly designating the Summit Job Center with your company name as the sponsor (10’ tall truss sign)
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page and on Summit Conference Guide sponsor page
  • 4 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
New! Craft Can Land | $3,000 | 4 Available

September 12-13, 2019
Long Beach Convention Center

Canning has taken the craft industry by storm. At the 2019 Summit in Long Beach the CCBA will be highlighting the canning process in the Craft Can Land interactive pavilion, a 20’x30’ open space on the expo floor highlighting the canning process from start to finish. Can Land will include a small working can filler, canning line, mobile canning service and labeler. These sponsorships are available to only one company offering these products/services.

  • Each sponsor will get 10’x15’ space in the Can Land Pavilion at the Craft Beer Summit, during exhibiting hours, for immersive canning process and innovation attendee experience
  • Craft Can Land designated as an Interactive area on the show floor, indicated in the attendee guide, Summit ap, and with a large hanging sign in the expo hall
  • Standing show-card (22” x 28”), with each company’s name and logo, designating the sponsors
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page and on Summit Conference Guide sponsor page
  • 4 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
NEW! Chef & Brewer Demo Stage | $3,000 | 1 Available

September 12-13, 2019
Long Beach Convention Center

California chefs and brewers pair up to demonstrate, discuss, and educate the attendees about food, beer and why they pair well together. The Chef & Brewer Demo stage features live discussions, demos and pairings with California’s craft brewers and premier chefs. Attendees get to experience and taste the ultimate pairings of craft beer and food and build on their existing pairing knowledge and portfolio

  • Opportunity to fully brand and activate this stage and space for both days of the expo
  • Your company name and logo on the Chef & Brewer Demo stage signage
  • Your company signage on Chef & Brewer Demos stage for full brand exposure to attendees
  • The option to host your own Food Demo featured each day of the Expo – plus your choice of beer
  • Announcement of your company, from the Chef & Brewer Demos stage, as the sponsor
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page and on Summit Conference Guide sponsor page
  • Half-page ad in the Summit Conference Guide
  • 4 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)

Tier 3 – Sessionable Sponsorships | Less Than $3,000

Summit Water Bottles | $2,500 (plus cost of bottles) | 1 Available

September 12-13, 2019
Long Beach Convention Center

Sustainable water bottles, with your brand name, that can be refilled at water cooler stations throughout the Expo and Beer Festival

  • Your company logo on the refillable water bottle provided to each Summit attendee
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page
  • Your company logo on the Summit conference guide sponsor page
  • 2 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
Product/Service Spotlight | $2,500 | 3 Available

September 12 or 13, 2019
Long Beach Convention Center

  • 20-minute education presentation on a topic of your choice (approved and collaborated with the CCBA) on the Spotlight Stage. All Spotlight Stage presentations will be listed in the conference guide schedule
  • Your signage around the Spotlight stage during your presentation
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page and on Summit Conference Guide sponsor page
  • 2 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
SOLD! Summit App Sponsorship | $2,500 | Sold Out
  •  Sponsorship logo on the Splash screen for the California Craft Beer Summit Attendee App
  • Pre-Promotional Support: Summit App mentioned in periodic media posts (CCBA Blog, Bulletin, social media, etc.)
  • Half-page ad in the Summit Conference Guide
  • Banner on Summit App Home Page
  • 1 Rotating List Ad Position
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page and on Summit Conference Guide sponsor page
  • 2 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
Tap Talks | $1,800 | 8 Available

September 12 or 13, 2019
Long Beach Convention Center

  • Sponsorship of the Tap Talk Stage for sessions presenting dynamic presentations by the Rock Stars of Craft Beer
  • Your company mentioned as the Tap Talk sponsor at the beginning of the talk
  • Signage, with your company logo on show card on the stage
  • Your company name on the schedule sign near the stage
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page and on Summit Conference Guide sponsor page
  • 2 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
Educational Sessions | $1,800 | 20 Available

September 12or 13, 2019
Long Beach Convention Center
Sponsor individual educational sessions featuring craft beer industry experts. Includes:

  • Thank you to our sponsor, mentioning your company name and the attending company representative
  • Your company name and logo on the sign at the session
  • Place your flyers out on the table in the back of the room
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page and on Summit Conference Guide sponsor page
  • 2 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
Hospitality Suite | $2,000 (plus cost of food) | 2 Each Day Available

September 12 or 13, 2019
Long Beach Convention Center

Your brand will be front and center when you sponsor one of the hospitality suites at the Summit Expo. Gain market exposure while attendees relax and socialize in your custom suite. Food & beer will be served to attendees and…

  • Your company can provide a product demonstration between 4:00-5:00pm
  • Opportunity to distribute company information (brochures, branded items, etc.) to attendees
  • Place your company banners around the hospitality suite
  • CCBA supplied craft beer will be supplied and served for you in the Hospitality Suite
  • Hospitality suites are listed in the conference guide schedule with sponsor’s name and logo listed
  • Early access to Summit attendee list enables your company to pre-invite attendees to your hospitality suite
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page and on Summit Conference Guide sponsor page
  • 4 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
Session Coffee Lounge | $2,000 | 1 per day Available

September 12 or 13, 2019
Long Beach Convention Center

Welcome Summit Expo attendees upstairs to the Education Sessions and into your Session Lounge area where they can network and enjoy a beverage.

  • Educational Session attendees will enjoy a cup of coffee or a soft drink from the session break stations outside the rooms lounge during Summit Education Session hours
  • CCBA to supply juice, energy drinks and coffee for the Lounge
  • Standing sign with sponsor name and space to put your pop-up banners
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page and on Summit Conference Guide sponsor page
  • 2 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
Summit Staff and Volunteer Shirt Sponsorship | $1,000 (plus cost of t-shirts) | 1 Available

September 12-14, 2019
Long Beach Convention Center and Marina Green Park

  • Your company name/logo prominently displayed on the t-shirts (arm/shoulder area) worn by all Summit staff and volunteers
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page and on Summit Conference Guide sponsor page
  • Your company name/logo in the Summit Beer Festival Brochure
  • Your branded item or literature insert in the Summit brewers gift bag (provided to all 160+ Summit Beer Festival brewery participants)
  • 2 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)

Promotional Sponsorships and Advertising

Promotions in the Summit Expo Hall | $Multiple Prices | 25 Available

Advertising in the Expo hall is a unique way to gain brand exposure to conference attendees.

  • Summit Attendee Bag Inserts – Your company’s promotion material inserted into the Summit Event Bag provided to all attendees at registration (must be pre-approved by CCBA – approx. 2000 units): $750
  • Truck Parking outside of Convention Center for both days of the expo (September 12 and 13): $2,000
  • NEW! Window Clings – Dimensions and pricing coming soon
  • NEW! Column wraps – Dimensions and pricing coming soon
  • NEW! Table Tents – One table tent placed on each table for one day (Thursday or Friday) – includes approximately 30 tents per day: $1,000
  • Convention Center Escalator Banner (350px wide x 150px tall): $3,000
  • Floor Decals – Dimensions and pricing coming soon
  • Festival Brewers Gift Bag Insert: Provided to each brewery pouring beer at the festival (approx. 170 units): $500
  • Summit Beer Festival Fence Banners: $500 (sponsor to provide banner)
  • Placement of your media materials in the Summit Expo Publication Rack: $500
Summit Attendee Bag Inserts | $750 | 25 Available

Summit Attendee Bag Inserts – Your company’s promotion material inserted into the Summit Event Bag provided to all attendees at registration (must be pre-approved by CCBA)

Advertising in the Summit Program | $Multiple Prices | 25 Available

Placing Ads in our Summit Program is a great way to gain exposure for your brand & your messaging to conference attendees.

  • Full Back Cover: $1,500
  • Full Inside of Front Cover: $1,200
  • Full Inside of Back Cover: $1,200
  • Full Page: $750
  • 1/2 page: $500
  • 1/4 page: $300

Important Dates

  • May 2019
    CA Craft Beer Summit Tickets on Sale
  • September 12-13, 2019
    California Craft Beer Summit Expo Hall at the Long Beach Convention Center
  • September 14, 2019
    CA Summit Beer Festival at Marina Green Park in Long Beach

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